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Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Sent to AHL
Pilon was reassigned to AHL Hershey on Saturday, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Pilon was the odd-man out when the Capitals picked up Nicolas Aube-Kubel off waivers from Toronto on Saturday. Pilon was a healthy scratch in both games since his recall from Hershey. He has a goal and five points in seven games with AHL Hershey this year.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Called up to Capitals
Pilon was summoned by Washington on Wednesday.
Pilon has a goal and five points in seven contests with AHL Hershey in 2022-23. He might make his season debut with Washington on Thursday versus Detroit, but if he does he'll likely be serving in a bottom-six role.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Hits waivers
Pilon was waived by Washington on Sunday, per CapFriendly.
Pilon has spent nearly all of the last four seasons with AHL Hershey and he'll start the year there once again. The 24-year-old forward has one goal in three career NHL games.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Returned to minors
Pilon was sent down to AHL Hershey on Sunday.
Pilon had been called up while Washington was missing centers Lars Eller (COVID-19 protocols) and Nic Dowd during its west coast road trip, but now that the latter has returned to the lineup, Pilon was returned to Hershey to make room for Brett Leason's recall. The 23-year-old posted a goal and two hits in two games during his stint with Washington.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Gets first NHL goal
Pilon scored a goal in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Ducks.
Pilon tipped a Martin Fehervary shot at 5:36 of the third period to record his first NHL goal. The 23-year-old Pilon racked up a team-leading 11 points in 13 contests with AHL Hershey prior to his call-up. He'll likely remain in the lineup as long as Lars Eller is in COVID-19 protocols.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Called up to DC
Pilon was recalled from AHL Hershey on Monday.
Pilon will provide the cap-strapped Capitals with insurance up front, as the team had previously been operating without a reserve forward. Whether he actually cracks the lineup at any point remains to be seen.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Hits waivers
Pilon was placed on waivers by Washington on Sunday.
Pilon notched four goals and 16 points in 14 games with AHL Hershey during the 2020-21 season -- while also spending a considerable amount of time on Washington's taxi squad. Should the 23-year-old pass through waivers unclaimed, Pilon is expected to garner a heavy workload once again for Washington's minor league affiliate while awaiting his next chance to return to the big leagues.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Pens two-year deal
Pilon agreed to terms on a two-year, $1.5 million contract with Washington on Thursday.
Perhaps the most significant part of Pilon's new deal is the fact that it starts as a two-way contract but then becomes a one-way in the second year, which will make him a significantly stronger candidate for the 23-man roster heading into the 2022-23 campaign. The 23-year-old center made his NHL debut this year but ultimately spent most of the campaign playing for AHL Hershey, for which he garnered 16 points in 14 contests.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Rises to active roster
Pilon was recalled from the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly.
Pilon has spent most of the last two months on the taxi squad. He'll serve in a similar capacity as one of the Capitals' Black Aces during the postseason.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Sent to taxi squad
Pilon was assigned to Washington's taxi squad Tuesday.
Pilon logged 10:40 of ice time during Washington's 2-1 overtime win over the Flyers -- his first game in the NHL ranks. The 23-year-old may be called upon if Washington remains shorthanded once the playoffs begin, but the 87th overall pick from the 2016 NHL Entry Draft will likely have to wait a while longer for a meaningful role in the big leagues.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Set to debut Saturday
Pilon was moved to the active roster from Washington's taxi squad Saturday.
Pilon will trade places with Daniel Carr, who was placed on the taxi squad in a corresponding move. The 23-year-old forward is expected to make his NHL debut Saturday against the Flyers.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Summoned to taxi squad
Pilon was brought up from AHL Hershey to the taxi squad Tuesday.
Pilon currently paces all Hershey skaters with four goals and 16 points in 12 games, so his presence will be needed back in the minors and his stay on the taxi squad is likely to be temporary. The 87th overall pick from the 2016 NHL Entry Draft is still waiting for his first taste of NHL action.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Shipped to minors
Pilon was released from the Capitals' training camp roster and assigned to AHL Hershey on Monday.
Pilon was contending for a spot on the taxi squad, but he will instead report to AHL Hershey for the upcoming season. The 22-year-old center posted 18 goals and 36 points in 61 games with AHL Hershey during the 2019-20 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Cut from camp roster
Pilon was not part of the 31-man playoff roster Washington released Sunday.
Pilon joins winger Shane Gersich and goaltender Ilya Samsonov (undisclosed) as the final cuts before the Capitals head to the Toronto playoff bubble. The 22-year-old forward will compete for a roster spot on the Capitals for the upcoming 2020-21 season, but he is irrelevant for fantasy purposes until he can garner a regular NHL role.... See More ... See Less
Capitals' Garrett Pilon: Called up for training camp
Pilon was added to the Phase 3 training camp roster Sunday.
The 22-year-old tallied 18 goals and 36 points in 61 games with AHL Hershey during the 2019-20 regular season. Pilon is expected to serve as a depth option for the Capitals during their postseason run.... See More ... See Less
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